The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 639 647 682
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +35
Permanent jobs citing 2G 4 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.054% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 13
Median salary £23,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-61.66% +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6451 7114 8122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.22% 15.87% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5562 6049 6690
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for 2G.

1 31 (91.18%) 3G
2 29 (85.29%) 4G
3 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
4 15 (44.12%) Internet
5 12 (35.29%) SMPP
5 12 (35.29%) TCAP
5 12 (35.29%) SCCP
5 12 (35.29%) INAP
5 12 (35.29%) HTTP
5 12 (35.29%) ISEB
5 12 (35.29%) SOAP
5 12 (35.29%) VoIP
5 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (35.29%) Defect Management
5 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
5 12 (35.29%) SIGTRAN
5 12 (35.29%) SCTP
5 12 (35.29%) M3UA
6 11 (32.35%) LTE
6 11 (32.35%) Firewall
6 11 (32.35%) Linux
6 11 (32.35%) PSTN
7 10 (29.41%) DNS
7 10 (29.41%) B2B
7 10 (29.41%) CRM
7 10 (29.41%) ADSL
7 10 (29.41%) Broadband
7 10 (29.41%) WAN
7 10 (29.41%) POP3
7 10 (29.41%) SMTP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) 3G
2 29 (85.29%) 4G
3 15 (44.12%) Internet
4 12 (35.29%) HTTP
4 12 (35.29%) INAP
4 12 (35.29%) M3UA
4 12 (35.29%) SCCP
4 12 (35.29%) SCTP
4 12 (35.29%) SIGTRAN
4 12 (35.29%) SMPP
4 12 (35.29%) TCAP
4 12 (35.29%) VoIP
4 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (32.35%) Firewall
5 11 (32.35%) LTE
5 11 (32.35%) PSTN
6 10 (29.41%) DNS
6 10 (29.41%) POP3
6 10 (29.41%) SMTP
6 10 (29.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) ProClarity
General
1 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Billing
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) Operations Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) Technical Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Designer
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Designer
2 5 (14.71%) Technical Designer
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Management Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 4 (11.76%) Testing Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Finance Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Head of Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Android
2 10 (29.41%) Mac OS
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Defect Management
2 10 (29.41%) B2B
2 10 (29.41%) CRM
2 10 (29.41%) Time Management
3 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Test Management
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Validation
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Practice Management
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) ISEB
1 12 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Openreach
2 8 (23.53%) Agilent
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Huawei
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat